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Safe Standing – Will The Days Of The Terrace Ever Return?

In almost all football debate, as soon as the words ‘safe standing’ are uttered, there is a very clear line; some are in favour of the option, and others are not. The reality is that, safe standing at football matches is only as dangerous as the security that is available. The tragic and harrowing events of Hillsborough and Heysel, as …

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English Football League: The Championship New Boys

As the Championship season enters the back end of September, Stuart Connolly gives his insight into how some of the new players in the league are faring so far.  The Sky Bet Championship season may only be six games old but it’s fair to say that some new players have taken life in this division in their stride, while others …

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Sky Bet Championship – Matchday 5 Review

Matchday Five in the Sky Bet Championship is over and a few teams are standing out with some great early showings, while others are standing out for the wrong reasons with some second-rate performances. With this round of fixtures over the Championship is taking a two week break due to the International Break which is accommodating friendlies and European Championship …

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Forgotten Friday – Middlesbrough F.C

Forgotten Friday looks at a team as opposed to an individual this week as we look back on the demise of Middlesbrough F.C. Middlesbrough are a football club that have gone from Premier League to Championship over the last number of years. For a number of years, they were a very good Premier League club, with some high profile players and …

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The Most Expensive Game in Football – The Perils of Promotion

Daire O’Driscoll discusses the perils of promotion to the Premier League, and the negative effects it can have on a club. Every May the English League playoffs take centre stage. Very often these are some of the most passionate games of the year, the players desperately want it, the fans even more desperately. Like so many Haaji and Haajah they …

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The Championship Playoffs – The Richest Game In Football

The Championship season has finished and the focus now beckons on the richest game in football, the Playoffs. England’s second tier becomes more and more exciting with every passing season. This season Leicester finished top of the pile with a whopping 102 points,     Team Points 1 Leicester 102 2 Burnley 93 3 Derby 85 4 QPR 80 5 Wigan 73 …

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